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Tribes announce emergency watercraft closure, restrictions

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council took action on Thursday to issue a watercraft and trailer closure on Flathead Reservation waters in response to the recent detection of invasive mussel populations in Montana. Effective immediately...

Invasive species topic of meeting

News from the Lake County Pachyderm Club POLSON — Tom Bansak, aquatic ecologist and Assistant Director at the Flathead Lake Biological Station, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, March 10 meeting of the Lake County Pachyderm Club beginning at noon at the Polson Rural Fire Department Build...

Don’t move a mussel

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes WESTERN MONTANA — The public is invited to attend public meetings to learn about invasive mussels and what we can all do to prevent their spread into the Flathead Basin. Presentations will be made by Flathead Lake Biological Station, Flathea...

Pounds of Prevention Pounds of Prevention

POLSON – Doubling the number of watercraft inspection stations is just one part of a multi-pronged effort planned by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks as it attempts to prevent mussel infestations across the state. Adding 17 water inspection stations to the 17 the state had last year is one part of t...

Mussels the topic at 'Science on Tap' Mussels the topic at 'Science on Tap'

BIGFORK – Education and funding are the two biggest things that are needed to prevent a mussel infestation in local lakes. That was the consensus from a panel of experts who spoke at “Science on Tap” at Flathead Lake Brewing Co. on Jan. 3. Funding might come directly from the Legislature...

Efforts underway to contain invasive mussel spread Efforts underway to contain invasive mussel spread

News from Flathead Lake Biological Station, DNRC and FWP MONTANA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks have now detected mussels at four locations in Montana. Fortunately, these mussels have not been detected in Flathead Lake, the Flathead watershed nor anywhere in Northwest Montana. Invasive zebra...

State of the Lake: Looking good, but vigilance needed State of the Lake: Looking good, but vigilance needed

News from Flathead Lakers YELLOW BAY — Flathead Lake Biological Station Lake Ecologist Dr. Shawn Devlin presented a snapshot of the lake’s condition at the Flathead Lakers 2016 annual meeting. Devlin, who is completing a post-doctorate research and teaching position at the Biological...

New Flathead Lake maps available

YELLOW BAY — The Flathead Lake Biological station has created a Flathead Lake map available with detailed and accurate geographic information that also captures the aesthetic beauty of the lake and surrounding area.  The maps are $20 each, 24 inches by 36 inches in size, and proceeds benefit th...

Flathead Lake due for a Tsunami Flathead Lake due for a Tsunami

Adapted from an  article by Tom Bansak, Research Scientist, Flathead Lake Biological Station    YELLOW BAY — Did you know that a tsunami is possible in Flathead Lake? According to the Bio Station’s physical lake ecologist, Dr. Mark Lorang, yes, it is in fact possible. ...

Stanford to give last State of the Lake Report

News from Flathead Lakers LAKESIDE — Flathead Lakers members and friends will gather to celebrate Flathead Lake and clean water at the Lakers’ annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the Glacier Camp and Conference Center near Lakeside. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Native plan...

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